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Avvocato - Private Client and Tax (6-8 PQE)

We are currently recruiting for an Associate to join our Private Client and Tax team in Milan!

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Permanent - Full Time



Job Role

Private Client and Tax

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About Withersworldwide

A law firm focused on people and collaboration. For the past 125 years, Withers has supported some of the world's most remarkable people and organisations at defining moments in their lives. We are the only international law firm focused on successful individuals and private capital, working closely with founders, investors and family offices. We also advise governments, charities, global brands and start-ups of all shapes and sizes. Many of our clients are shaping the future and creating solutions to tackle many of the world's problems.  It makes for a fascinating and challenging practice. Our role is to get to know each individual client, find out where they want to be, and help them to get there – whether they are building a business, looking after their family, involved in a complex dispute or protecting their finances for the future. To meet their unique needs we are exceptionally collaborative, working together across teams and time zones. We are agile, focusing on strategy rather than rigid ideas and traditional hierarchy. It is a truly flexible working culture that puts people first. Join us to be part of a team that is always looking to the future. Where initiative, big ideas and bold moves are always encouraged. Where you can truly be yourself.

The Role: 

We are looking for an experienced lawyer (avvocato) to join our Private Client and Tax Department, in Milan.

The focus of this role will be to work directly with and advise High Net Worth Individuals and their advisers on complex domestic and international taxation, wealth management, succession and estate planning, taxation of financial products and international tax planning.

Required skills and experience:

  • Qualified avvocato
  • Minimum 6 years' experience in a law firm's private client and wealth management group with a specific focus on international taxation, estate and succession planning
  • Proficiency in English (C1 required)
  • TEP qualification will be considered an asset
  • Excellent academic credentials 
  • Strong drafting, writing, research and communication skills
  • Strong project management, ability to balance a large number of competing priorities and coordinate team members
  • Ability to work directly with clients to establish, develop and maintain long-term relationships
  • Teamwork is vital together with the ability to work alongside colleagues in our overseas offices
  • Strong IT skills (e.g., Word & Excel)

For further information, please contact the recruitment team.


Information for Recruitment Agencies

Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion.  Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race (including colour, nationality and ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.       


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